crime victims

State leaders laud state-level Marsy’s Law, request further funding

BY: - April 7, 2023

Since 2017, a law to spotlight victim’s rights has been in effect in Ohio, but a new law that helps guide courts, attorneys and victim’s advocates on the rights took effect just this month. Marsy’s Law was approved by 83% of voters in 2017, and with the implementation of House Bill 343 on April 6, […]

Hundreds rally at Ohio Statehouse for more crime victim protections

BY: - March 18, 2022

The following article was originally published on and is published in the Ohio Capital Journal under a content-sharing agreement. Unlike other OCJ articles, it is not available for free republication by other news outlets as it is owned by WEWS in Cleveland.   More than 100 crime survivors and families of killed loved ones […]